WATCH: 'Embarrassed': Gladstone woman tells of battle with anxiety

For three years Bec Frost had a silent battle with anxiety. This week she stood in front of a small crowd to share her story

Woman's shopping spree on stolen credit card of man who drove her home

Shes stole a man's credit car after he picked her up.

Woman steals driver's debit card when given free ride home

YOUR GUIDE: Things to do in Gladstone this weekend

CODE BLUE: Desley Haigh and Florella Stewart, team name Blue, were the first to arrive at Yarwun State School after The Great Yarwun Valley Rally last year.

Your guide to events and things to do in Gladstone this weekend.

'Not happy': Anger as ratepayers' billed $780K for sports park stuff-up

Bruce Gibbs can't play cricket at Liz Cunningham Park until the pitch is ripped up and fixed again.

It might work at Lords but it doesn't in Calliope

Gladstone drink drivers named and shamed

Police reveal the names of drink drivers caught on Gladstone roads.

Police reveal the names of drink drivers caught on Gladstone roads

'Will you accept': The Bachelor wants Gladstone radio star

Richie Strahan, second from left, with bachelorettes Eliza, Faith, Noni and Janey in a scene from episode one of the fourth season of The Bachelor. Supplied by Channel 10.

Radio presenter catches the bachie's eye.

Local business loses to out-of-town company in 'buy local' test

UNDER DISCUSSION: Agnes Water will get five new signs outlining the rules of surfing, especially for backpackers.

THE LOCAL business charged nearly double what the other company did.

UPDATE: 'Haulage crane' to lift rolled semi-trailer in Gladstone region

A Semi-trailer has rolled over on the Dawson Hwy.

A SEMI-TRAILER “carrying metal and wood” has rolled over.

Komatsu spends $3.7 billion to acquire Joy Global

The 960E series of Komatsu dump trucks are some of types of machines used by the company within mining and areas like the Bowen Basin.

Komatsu expands in mining through acquisition of another company

Santos struggles with record breaker from GLNG train two

SANTOS DROPS: Despite increased production, Santos still takes a hit.

Santos share prices closed yesterday at $4.56

Road test review: Volkswagen Amarok Highline

The VW Amarok.

We road test the VW Amarok Highline dual cab ute.

Manufacturer needs 25 jobs filled by December

Matt Johns (left) and David Biggar, from Zone RV.

Need a job? Here's 25 to pick from

2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class luxury comes automated

The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class is packed with impressive technology.

Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years comes with fireworks

Volkswagen has launched the 2016 Golf GTI 40 Years model Down Under.

The Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years is shaping as a modern classic.

Sonia Kruger should be allowed to speak on Muslims

HOW sad is Australia becoming where a TV personality like Sonya Kruger can’t even say we need to cut immigration without racial protests.

LETTER: Let’s face the truth, many are fearful

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts as he leaves a campaign stop in Janesville, Wisconsin.

Hanson's votes attributed to 'fear'.

LETTER: Keppel MP hits back at ‘disgraceful’ comments

PREVENTATIVE PLUS: Keppel MP Brittany Lauga wants to tell her own personal story after cuts were announced to the bulk-billing incentive.

Keppel MP hits back at ‘disgraceful’ comments

Gladstone, you amaze me, and not in a good way

Gladstone Emgergency Department 2016.

This letter writer is not impressed by the turn out

Why today is a sad day for fairness

You might not know yet but today's decision could cost you thousands

You don't need a bloke to buy you flowers: Opinion

SELF LOVE: We don’t really need a bloke to buy us flowers.

I’m not saying go out and buy a fresh bunch of flowers every day.

Why playing Pokemon on the GO is plain dangerous

Pokemon GO can be a risky game.

Inquiry findings confirm what police ‘have always believed’

Detective Sergeant Mark Inmon has been investigating Rachel Antonio's disappearance since 1998.

Inquiry findings confirm what Bowen police ‘have always believed’

Direct flights to Sydney to cease

Virgin flights Coffs Harbour airport. 04 DECEMBER 2014.

Direct flights to Sydney to be stopped from next year

Carjacking accused to face court

Leanne Brooks was attacked during an attempted car jacking in Rockhampton.

Alleged offender expected to face Rockhampton court this afternoon

Energy Queensland has no employees: estimates

It has been around for a month but has none of its own employees.

Man directs own child pornography movies over Skype

Seasoned judge says words can't describe the horrific offences

Dramatic police pursuit ends at gunpoint

Police swarm on two men, arrested on a busy suburban road at Cabarita.

"I just thought straight away 'I hope it's not a child.'"

Mum fined $1000 for enrolling kid in out of area school

Centenary Heights State High School, Ramsay St exterior for Gonski review funding, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Photo Kevin Farmer / The Chronicle

QUEUE jumping school mum fined $1000 by court.

VIDEO: How this mum delivered her own baby

Wade and Terri Thompson welcomed baby Naya in the kitchen of their Brassall home on Thursday morning.

You won't believe where this Ipswich mum had her seventh baby

What on Earth is that? Bright lights streak across night sky

Strange light in the night sky source Buzzfeed twitter don't re-use

A line of bright lights have been filmed in the night sky in the US

Watch as baby whale plays with its mum

Baby whale breaches off coast.

The calf and it's mother are on their way to warmer waters

Dawson MP laughs off Shaun Micallef's on-air roasting of him

ABC's Mad as Hell

Shaun Micallef makes fun at Dawson MP on his program

Trump: Russia, if you're listening...hack Hillary's emails

Republican candidate Donald Trump called earlier this week for a “complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on”. He has attracted intense criticism from his own party and opponents for the prejudiced stance.

Trump: “I was shocked to hear (Putin) mention the N-word"

How the past finally caught up with this rapist

Devon Charles Bond in the High Court at Christchurch.

They arrested him, took his DNA, and hit on a cold case match

Hillary Clinton officially fighting Trump to be president

Hillary Clinton will be the Democrat's candidate for president

She will be the first woman running for president with a major party

History in making for electric bike rider

OTHER THAN having an eye on less fossil fuel emissions, motorbike rider Richard Kent had other reasons to go electric. Here's why.

Ultra athletes go the distance

Lindsay Warwick and Brett Stevens competed at the Ultra Marathon in the Blue Mountains

Two Gladstone runners sacrificed all to crack the ton

The Glen take their chances against Yaralla

David Heymer. - A grade cricket between Yaralla and The Glen. Photo Paul Braven / The Observer

The Glen's Christmas cricket feast

Enjoy Christmas without stretching your belt

Our top tips to keep your wellbeing in check this festive season

Man alive: Do we know what 'freedom' actually means?

We need freedom to be in control of ourselves

Why its important to wear a decent mouthguard

Wearing a mouthguard can prevent future dental health problems.

Volunteers play a big role while gaining skills

QUALITY TIME: Volunteers help others while also working on their own projects.

Volunteers play a big role while gaining skills

"F*** OFF, We will race"- Motorbike race push flares up

DAMAGE: Vandals have struck over the proposed Hinterland TT race.

Coast motorbike race under clouds as vandals strike

Bigoted rant: "Your father should go back to NZ"

"It would probably be advisable for him to pack up and go back to NZ

Barefoot burglar robs home, leaves shoes behind

Why you should keep your doors locked, even when you're inside

Where there's smoke there's fine

SMOKING in the car leads to a fine.

Rob Kardashian 'neglected' by Blac Chyna

Friends say they are now 'back in love'

Isla Fisher: I don't like talking about my private life

Isla Fisher shut down TV hosts when they asked about her husband

Mariah Carey: I 'can't believe' Prince has gone

'Prince was one of the best people I've met'

Joe Jonas' 'tough' pals

Joe Jonas' pals are 'tough' with his potential partners

The Bachelor wash up: bacon, plank offs and that white rose

Richie Strahan, second from left, with bachelorettes Eliza, Faith, Noni and Janey in a scene from episode one of the fourth season of The Bachelor.

RICHIE Strahan meets some beautiful, and colourful, bachelorettes.

What's on the big screen this week

Matt Damon in a scene from the movie Jason Bourne.

MATT Damon returnx in the spy thriller Jason Bourne.